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at the indianapolis motor speedway. peter lenz fell off his bike and was run over by another motorcycle. the team from vancouver, washington, was hit during a warm-up lap. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. high temperature helped create a slick track that may have contributed to the accident. lenz was a rising star in teen racing. >> he was 13 years old. very accomplished. nine national championships in various forms of two-wheel racing. had been racing with us for two full seasons. >> lenz is the youngest racer ever killed at the indianapolis motor speedway. >>> former baseball star roger clemens will appear in court today for the first time since he was indicted by a federal grand jury. while this afternoon's hearing in washington is expected to be short, it's been anticipated for more than two years. tara mergener has more from washington. she joins us live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, betty. today's hearing should be a simple one. clemens will be asked if he understands the charges and to enter a plea. legendary pitcher roger clemens is expected to plead not g
preseason action, it was buffalo hosting indianapolis and toronto, canada. the opening minutes, bills' rookie spiller began scoring as he broke tackles, went outside and cut back on a 31-yard touchdown run. >>> and tom brady and fred taylor and the patriots' first string scored easily against falcons. with a 20-10 preseason victory. >>> roger federer's trick shot is a big hit on youtube. as he was shooting a tv commercial the tennis champ knocked a bottle off a crew member's head with a blazing serve. he did it a second time. federer said, quote, it worked out. i'm happy. i bet the crew member was too, too. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top story. >>> backyard chickens. city folks try their hand at raising a flock of hens. [ sighs ] ugh. over here! put your roots in reverse. with root touch-up, by nice 'n easy. it extends the life of your color in 10 minutes with a seamless match to any brand -- guaranteed! roots are outta there. with root touch-up by nice 'n easy. roots are outta there. there's oil out there we've got to capture. my job is to hunt it down. i'm fr
-old amateur motorcycle racer was killed yesterday in a crash in indianapolis. he had been a rising star in the racing world. this video shows him riding a bike at 125 miles an hour. today race organizers said they will not launch a formal investigation into his death, but they will review their safety procedures. motorcycle racing is not the only dangerous sport. a new study says there's been a sharp increase in concussions among young athletes playing other sports such as football and soccer. over a ten-year period, emergency-room visits for concussions among middle-school aged children nearly doubled. medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton has more about this. jennifer, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, harry. some of this dramatic increase is due to the growing awareness of the dangers of concussions, but experts say many cases still go unreported. >> go, go. >> reporter: like so many competitive young athletes, 17-year-old zoe loveman loves to play hard. >> i went out for a header with another player. and as i was coming down she was still sort of making her up to the ball
indianapolis motor speedway. peter lenz fell off his bike in a warm-up lap and was run over by another motorcycle which was driven by a 12-year-old. >>> well, we've been showing amazing video all week from a rare expedition from the "titanic" far out in the atlantic. hurricane danielle temporarily put it on hold. the plan is to get back to work in a week. nbc's kerry sanders live in newfoundland for us this morning. so the weather got in the way, huh? >> reporter: well, i know. and isn't that ironic? because if you think about it, it was the weather with an iceberg that did in the "titanic" 98 years ago and strange this morning as we had the captain making the decision to get out of there because danielle was going to be following up the gulf stream which is, you know, that warm water off the east coast just like a highway for a hurricane. and going straight to the spot where the "titanic" went down. he said the seas might be upwards of 40 feet. i said, i'm with you. let's get out of here but we had mother nature taking the ". >> tannic" down. we woke up this morning, shrouded in fog j
on our broadcast this morning. there was a tragedy over the weekend at the indianapolis motor speedway. as people work their way up the ranks there are always these levels of competition. this is for teenagers. motorcycle racers. they are going over 100 miles an hour. this young guy loses control and there he is, he is saying, look, i within the over my handle bars but i'm okay. look out for me, i'm okay. and then as the pack caught up, unfortunately, he ended up dying. we are going to speak to some fans who were eyewitness to that crash. plus a quick-thinking subway motorman here in new york city stops his train as he is coming into the station just in the nick of time. wow, what a story. we have him in the studio. mrs. a complete wrap-up of last night's prime time emmys, who won, who should have won. and who looked good doing it. because isn't that really the most important thing? >> absolutely. >> excellent. sounds like a great show. see you at 7:00, harry. >> thanks, harry. >>> a check of today's top stories when we come back. >> and an air guitar champ is crowned. today's top stor
will be performed today on the body of a teenage motorcycle racer who was killed at the indianapolis motor speedway. 13-year-old peter lenz died after falling off his bike during a warm-up lap. he was then run over by another rider. he's the youngest rider ever killed on that famous track. >>> president obama is back at the white house preparing for a major speech tomorrow night on iraq. he joins thousands of others on new orleans sunday, marking the fifth anniversary of hurricane katrina. tahman bradley reports. ♪ >> reporter: sunday night, a celebration of the city's determination and resiliency. five years after hurricane katrina. earlier in the day, residents of new orleans' lower ninth ward marched in remembrance of the disaster that wiped out their neighborhood. >> been five years. slow, she process. >> reporter: new orleans may be on the road to recovery, but some residents still left out. speaking at xavier university, president obama said he'll stand with new orleans as work continues to make the city whole. >> i wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly, my administr
to albuquerque. minneapolis 88. indianapolis 93. 87 here in new york. 94 in miami. >>> well, commuter rail is getting a little safer and more comfortable for women in indonesia. >> indonesia is the world's most populous muslim country. the new train cars should help them ride without unwanted advances or harassment. the special cars are located in the front and the back of the train and they feature bright pink and orange seats. >> the women ride in style. similar services are offered to rail commuters in japan, india and brazil as well. >> great idea. we'll be right back with more "world news now." hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no co
99 in phoenix. mostly 90s from omaha to indianapolis. 92 in boston. 96 in new york. and upper 80s from atlanta to new orleans. >>> and now to other news. there is little reaction from the u.s. government about the arrest of two men who took a united airlines flight from chicago to amsterdam. however, law enforcement sources tell abc news the men have been charged with preparation of a terrorist attack. brian ross has details. >> in custody in the netherlands are two men, both natives of yemen, who lived in the u.s. legally. ahmed mohamed al soofi and hasan al murisi. started their flights at birmingham yesterday. flew to chicago o'hare and then changed plans right at o'hare but sent their bags on in a separate flight. they flew to the netherlands but the bags were going on to dubai. and with what was in the bags that concerns law enforcement authorities. the security of people in birmingham realized that al soofi had $7,000 in cash, bulky clothing. in addition, in the bags cell phones taped to a pepto-bismol bottle, a mock explosive. that's what the fbi is saying tonight. three ot
that didn't work, they resorted to firing their weapons. >>> 7:23. a tragedy at the indianapolis motor speedway, a 13-year-old motorcycle racer was killed in an accident. the young boy was liter linse, he crashed during a warmup and then was hit by another rider. he was rushed to the hospital but died later from his injuries. no one else was hurt. track officials say the young man was the youngest racer killed at the track. >>> we want to check in with sal castanedo, keeping a close eye on this monday morning commute. >> all right. tori and dave. not a good going on when it comes to problems. there have been slowdowns already for this monday morning. westbound 24 driving up to the tunnel. you will see slow and go traffic here and there because the la fayette area and oakland. both on the orinda side and on the oakland side of the tuble. bay bridge is barked up for about a 10 minute to 15-minute delay. no major problems have been checking the tweets. haven't heard anything about b.a.r.t., caltrain or muni. fortunately, not a lot of angry people out there. northbound 101 approaching the
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